On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1878

Historical Events

  • First assassination attempt against King Umberto I of Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Grace Abbott, American social worker (US Children Bureau), born in Grand Island, Nebraska
1878 Highlights

About November 17, 1878

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 143 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio